Halloween and Christmas candy will be the focus of ECRM’s upcoming Winter Confectionery Efficient Program Planning Session, to be held Feb. 15-18, 2010, at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. For more information, visitwww.ecrm.marketgate.com

R. M. Palmer Company

West Reading, Pa.

Palmer brand Eye Candy Mix features three different candy eyeballs, including fudge-filled Creepy Peepers, strawberry-flavored eyeball lollipops and eye gumballs. 
S.R.P.: $5 per bag

Brown & Haley

Tacoma, Wash.

Limited-edition Candy Cane Almond Roca is a yuletide take on The Original Buttercrunch Toffee, with chocolate and peppermint candy. 
S.R.P.: $7.99 per canister

Mars Chocolate North America

Hackettstown, N.J.

M&M’S Brand Chocolate Candies will come in a limited-edition Cherry Cordial flavor for Christmas 2010. As always, M&M’S are made with real chocolate. 
S.R.P.: $3.49 per bag

Ford Gum & Machine Co.

Lincolnshire, Ill.

Halloween Scary Sounds Pumpkins clip onto a child’s backpack and feature spooky sound effects at the press of a button. Each one comes with 1.1 oz. of Smarties candy.
S.R.P.: $1.59-$1.79 each

Farley's and Sathers

Round Lake, Minn.

TROLLI Gummi Mummies come in black grape, gray cherry, orange orange and transluscent strawberry colors and flavors. They’re available in 1.75-oz. boxes and are packaged in 30-count trays, four trays per case. 
S.R.P.: $0.59-$0.79


Revere, Mass.

Sky Bars feature three flavors of milk chocolate: peanut butter, crème and caramel. Each package features one of three characters from the Twilight saga: Bella, Edward or Jacob. 
S.R.P.: $1.00 per 2-oz. bar

Mars Chocolate North America

Hackettstown, N.J.

Dove Chocolate Snowflake Promises are hexagon-shaped with snowflakes embossed/imprinted on top. Foil wrappers also depict the snowflake design. 
S.R.P.: $3.99 per bag

Bazooka Candy Brands, A Division of the Topps Company, Inc.

New York

Ring Pop Christmas features four fat-free, red, white and green Ring Pops, in three flavors, all made with real fruit juice.
S.R.P.: $1.00 per bag